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CNBC
Nov 8, 2012 12:00pm EST
is a big machine. do you want two of those big keurigs on your counter? >> this is the machine. this is a machine that is specific to espresso and if you look at the verissimo, it can do brewed coffee and the nespresso is the leading one in the niche. >> what do you think of green mountain and starbucks? do you really want to take on starbucks? >> i don't want to get involved in green mountain because the risk reward is too will bahnessaed for me and why go through the aggravation? i am aggravated with apple to go back to the other discussion where it doesn't take as much to figure out whether they'll keep doling that out. >> schultz has said all of the right things about the partnership they have with green mountain, but you know behind the scenes he wants to kick their you know what. >> i own starbucks and i'll add to this, and when a look at green mountain it is absent of an institutional-type investor. that investor is gone. the mutual fund community is not attractive and so you never have that passive, marginal buyer in green mountain itself. that's where i think the vulnerabili
CNBC
Nov 8, 2012 9:00am EST
yourself. >> brings to mind the ever-growing complexity of the starbucks green mountain keurig -- i'm losing track of what is going on. who's friend and who's enemy? >> herb greenberg is -- made it -- go on twitter and has the release. he's saying they're taking aim at starbucks. those who have taken aim at starbucks over time are idiots. it's worked. you want to be partners with starbucks. not enemies. worldwide. india, starbucks doing very, very well in the initial and green mountain doing best to try to bury the hatchet before it's buried through their head. >> anyway, retailers we should note and talk about retailers this morning upping the ante for the holiday shopping season. walmart beginning the black friday sales on thursday and starting thanksgiving night, the earliest ever to start those sales. meantime kohl's forecasting a rise in sales in the holiday quarter but earnings guidance for the current quarter is below wall street forecasts. >> they had momentum there and kind of took the wind out of the sail. i still don't like the presentation at kohl's versus target. t
CNBC
Nov 28, 2012 2:00pm EST
. >> some said that will be technology that will change soda consumption like the keurig did. i don't think so. it has a cash flow issue. but on the other hand sales going through the roof. we'll see if it gets this pop that people have been expecting for a long time. >> i'm going to keep the beverage theme going here. don't know whether you noticed or not, starbucks is out with its most expensive coffee ever. for a cup, you will have to pay $7. now the interesting thing about this is apparently it is a very rare variety that's only grown in central america. apparently is very difficult to grow. it is called the geisha. the variety of coffee. central america? geisha? isn't that like japanese? apparently for an eight-ounce bag it is $40. >> but if you like coffee, you'll pay for it. >> i don't know. $7 for a cup of coffee? have to be a pretty darn good cup of coffee. >> some people like to pay up. it is a luxury good. >>> herb, julia boorstin is following the story of the ceo of groupon. he's been talking a lot today and he has a lot to say, right? >> that's absolutely right, mandy. an
CNBC
Nov 8, 2012 2:00pm EST
over here which is nestle, starbucks is in the middle. keurig and green mountain. i'm curious -- the difference is this is a fresh milk machine. if you you want to make your lattes. the starbucks machine is a milk pod. espresso has a neat way to froth milk. >> we're imagining these. what about green mountain as a stock? does it even matter? >> the issue with green mountain that i think really matters here and it is something i've been talking about throughout the day is the battle they will now have with starbucks. >> but back up for a second. >> they don't care! stock is down 1.5%. >> key kind of glossed over this. you mentioned the milk. personally as a big drinker of coffee -- i love all of these kinds of machines -- the milk is the most important. the coffee is a much of a much, but fresh milk makes all the difference. is that going to be the thing that makes them stand out? >> no, remember, you're going up against a less expensive machine. can you get a less expensive machine from espresso. there are comparisons here. >> herb, aren't all espresso machines single serve? just a re
CNBC
Nov 28, 2012 6:00am EST
the street. if you don't know, green mountain makes those keurig brewing systems and the k cups that go with them. also the current quarter in full year much more than what people were expecting. >> he was short on that. it came down. >> and then groupon shares got a boost. reporting that the company is discussing some management changes, including bringing in a new ceo. >> the ceo is speaking today in new york. there was this whole big scuttlebutt about whether he was going to cancel because there was this report that said he was leaving. so we will see if maybe he will speak to this issue. >> interesting. it will be good to hear him. he's a character. >> complete and utter character. that is a good way to describe him. >>> let's take a look at the markets this morning. yesterday, the markets did close at the lows of the day. a lot of concern after harry reid made some comments suggesting that maybe there was not a lot of progress made. eamon javers has commented saying you shouldn't read too closely into it, but this morning futures are indicated slightly lower once again. in
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